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" England that they flung themselves in the technological torrent, how they shouted with glee in the midst of the cataract, and cried to each other as they went headlong down the chute that here was their destiny as they used technology to transform a wilderness... "
Innovation and the Development of Flight - Page 3
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Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

John M. Logsdon, Roger D. Launius, Robert William Smith - History - 2000 - 442 pages
...what it can help them to accomplish. Historian Perry Miller wrote that the Puritans of New England "flung themselves in the technological torrent, how...to transform a wilderness into their "City upon a hill." Since that time the United States has been known as a nation of technological system builders...
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American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm, 1870-1970

Thomas P. Hughes - History - 2004 - 529 pages
...Americans exhilarated by the thrill of the technological transformation. They "flung themselves into the technological torrent, how they shouted with glee...headlong down the chute that here was their destiny. . . ."' By 1900 they had reached the promised land of the technological world, the world as artifact....
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The Technological Fix: How People Use Technology to Create and Solve Problems

Lisa Rosner - History - 2004 - 265 pages
..."themselves into the technological torrent," shouting "with glee in the midst of the cataract," and crying "to each other as they went headlong down the chute that here was their destiny."1 In short, a god named technology has possessed Americans. Traditionally a god controls some...
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